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synonyms for swollen

  • bloated
  • inflamed
  • inflated
  • distended
  • puffed
  • bulgy
  • distent
  • puffy
  • tumescent
  • tumid
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antonyms for swollen

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  • deflated
  • shrunken
  • compressed
  • contracted
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How to use swollen in a sentence

For a certain kind of questing hiker–and a state government tired of rescuing them when they came unprepared or the swollen Teklanika River trapped them–it was the end of an era.
THE ’INTO THE WILD’ BUS IS GONE… FOR NOWSYADRONAUGUST 2, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
The fatigue the long journey caused has of course diminished and my eyes no longer look so swollen and red from the insomnia that I suffered.
LOCKED UP IN THE LAND OF LIBERTY: PART IIMICHAEL K. LAVERSJULY 14, 2021WASHINGTON BLADE
He was born with a rare bone disease that makes his hands stiff and swollen, locks his major joints in a bent position and erodes his bone density over time.
HOW AMERICA FAILED STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES DURING THE PANDEMICHANNAH NATANSON, VALERIE STRAUSS, KATHERINE FREYMAY 20, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The toes become red or purple, itchy and swollen, symptoms that can last for weeks, experts say.
WHY COVID ARM AND OTHER POST-VACCINE RASHES MIGHT ACTUALLY BE A ‘GOOD THING’MARLENE CIMONSAPRIL 11, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Six days later, swollen rivers flowing south from Wisconsin crested at record heights.
AS RAINSTORMS GROW MORE SEVERE AND FREQUENT, COMMUNITIES FAIL TO PREPARE FOR RISKSJIM MORRISONAPRIL 9, 2021WASHINGTON POST
The attack left her with swollen fingers and a bloodied arm.
THE JOURNALIST WHO LIVESTREAMED THE HONG KONG PROTESTS’ DARKEST MOMENT IS NOW A DISSIDENT BEHIND BARSMARY HUIMARCH 30, 2021QUARTZ
The incubator light illuminated an infant’s swollen, discolored belly.
THE TWO HOSPITALS HAVE SIMILAR INFANT DEATH RATES — UNTIL YOU LOOK AT EXTREMELY PREMATURE BABIESBY BRYANT FURLOW, NEW MEXICO IN DEPTHMARCH 30, 2021PROPUBLICA
His swollen abdomen prevented staff from administering chest compressions.
THE TWO HOSPITALS HAVE SIMILAR INFANT DEATH RATES — UNTIL YOU LOOK AT EXTREMELY PREMATURE BABIESBY BRYANT FURLOW, NEW MEXICO IN DEPTHMARCH 30, 2021PROPUBLICA
Her symptoms worsened over time and included severe pain, nausea, sensitivity to light, swollen hands, difficulty speaking, vomiting and diarrhea so intense she often wound up dehydrated in the emergency room.
NEW DRUGS THAT BLOCK A BRAIN CHEMICAL ARE GAME CHANGERS FOR SOME MIGRAINE SUFFERERSKAREN J. BANNANMARCH 22, 2021SCIENCE NEWS
A huge piece of black court plaister hid the wound on his swollen lip, a cup of tisane stood upon the table.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
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WORDS RELATED TO SWOLLEN

  • bouncing
  • bouncy
  • bulgy
  • distended
  • ebbing and flowing
  • heaving
  • puffy
  • rippling
  • rising
  • rising and falling
  • rolling
  • swelling
  • swirling
  • swollen
  • undulating
  • waving
  • wavy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.